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Kurdish women fight for equality in Syria

By Reuters | Wed, 22 Jan 2014 14:29 PM
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(This accompanies a Special Report on Kurds in Syria: http://link.reuters.com/kuq26v)

By Erika Solomon

MALIKIYA, Syria, Jan 22 (Reuters) - Like her five sisters before her, Ahin left school to help her mother at home. Now she's training to fight.

At a remote Kurdish militia base on the grassy rolling hills near Syria's border with Iraq, the stocky 19-year-old jumps and crawls with rows of ...

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